Kentucky Man to Use the Caffeine Defense in Murder Trial

Sep 21, 2010 at 7:00 am

Too much caffeine makes him tense. CNN reports that a Kentucky man claims that he murdered his wife because his high caffeine consumption made him crazy. He claimed he had consumed a great deal of soda, diet pills with caffeine, and No Fear energy drink before strangling his wife with an extension cord. His trial started yesterday.

In complete opposite food-related husband news, Parenting displays the plate artwork a husband's creating for his pregnant wife while she's on bedrest. With a bland diabetic-friendly daily breakfast of boiled egg white, wheat bread, peanut butter, and fruits and vegetables, Gat Sirivong crafts scenes for bed-bound wife Shirley, who's documenting his scenes online.

Are people going gluten-free because of Gwyneth Paltrow, Chelsea Clinton, and the guy in the Old Spice commercials? USA Today says possibly. Celebrities are giving gluten-free diets a lot of publicity and the common folk are following their lead.

Morton's Steakhouse is hosting a nationwide, high-tech wine dinner. According to Zagat's the upscale steak chain will host a dinner with the Mondavi wine family, who will be broadcasting live from Napa Valley to the private dining rooms at 54 Morton's restaurants to discuss the evening's wine and food pairings on October 7.